10761 Bank Street
Clinton, LA 70722
Phone: 225-654-4480
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Lester Schmidt

Lester Ray Schmidt

Thursday, October 24th, 1929 - Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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Lester Ray Schmidt was born October 24, 1929 and passed away on February 20, 2021 at the age of 91. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. In his early life, he co-owned and operated a local dairy farm with his dad. Later, he became an electrician and retired from the IBEW Electrical Union after 35 years. He served as an East Feliciana Parish Police Juror and a member of the East Feliciana Gas District for several years. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, Zachary, LA. He is survived by three daughters, Debbie Brecheen and husband, Wayne, Leslie Schmidt, and Jeanelle Carson and husband, Chris, eight grandchildren, Michelle Ryman and husband, Roger, Huffman, TX; Jessica Martin and husband, Ray, Baskin, LA; Ashley Kent and husband, Adam Peters, Pecs, Hungary; Bradley Behrnes and wife, Kelly, Slaughter, LA; Jason Rosen, Baton Rouge, LA; Brittany Rosen, Newport Beach, CA; and Trevor Carson, Belmont, NH. He was also blessed with eight great grandchildren, Kessler, Carter and Colin Bordwell, Huffman, TX; Kayla and Trey Martin, Baskin, LA; Parker Riley, Landry Kate, and Bradley Walker Behrnes, Slaughter, LA. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Maude Granger Schmidt, his parents, Henry and Edith Schmidt, sister, Rita Johnson, and nephew, James Ladell Johnson. A private graveside service will be held at Redwood Cemetery, Slaughter, LA. Memorial donations may be made in his honor to the Gideons International Baker Camp, P.O. Box 276, Baker, LA 70704.
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    Redwood Cemetery
    Address
    5182 Hwy 412
    SLAUGHTER, LA 70777
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Thomas Hollins

Posted at 12:43pm
My heartfelt condolences to the Schmidt family.

Anna Marie Smith

Posted at 11:36am
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Anna Marie Boutte Smith
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